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Mazda CX-5 Adds New Engine Upgrades for 2018

—Enhanced choice includes 2.5L engine with new cylinder-deactivation technology—

  • The 2018 Mazda CX-5 adds facilities during any trim level, with a starting MSRP of $25,800
  • New cylinder-deactivation record improves fuel economy; Mazda is a usually automaker to offer this record on a four-cylinder engine in North America
  • Base 2.0L and 2.5L engines accept extended levels of energetic performance, fuel economy, and environmental friendliness.
  • The full i-ACTIVSENSE apartment of safety technologies is now accessible on all CX-5 trim levels
  • 2018 CX-5 to go on sale national starting a commencement of December

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW/ – The Mazda CX-5 compress crossover SUV continues to win a hearts of critics and customers, and receives new customary facilities for 2018 after usually 9 months of being on sale.

2018 Mazda CX-5 (CNW Group/Mazda Canada Inc.)

For a 2018 indication year, Mazda CX-5 is removing even better, contracting cylinder-deactivation technology, safety, and excellence updates during all trim levels and carries facilities frequency seen in vehicles competing in a subsequent category adult such as an accessible head-up arrangement and customary LED headlights and tail lights.

Mazda CX-5’s SKYACTIV-G 2.0 and 2.5 engines have both perceived updates to revoke inner friction, that increases low-end torque, while also shortening real-world fuel expenditure and particulate matter arrangement during combustion. These changes are implemented to revoke a volume business will spend on fuel, though no underline stands out some-more than Mazda’s segment-exclusive cylinder-deactivation record in a SKYACTIV-G 2.5L engine. The engine introduces a ability to inaudible close down a dual outward cylinders during cruising speeds to maximize efficiency. Running on dual cylinders reduces pumping detriment and involuntary resistance. This is designed to support in improving real-world potency rather than simply in catalogued evaluations and comes customary on CX-5 GS and GT models. Cylinder deactivation is some-more effective during low speeds, improving fuel economy by approximately 20% when pushing during a consistent 40km/h, and by approximately 5% during a consistent 80km/h. Mazda is a usually automaker to supply a four-cylinder engine with cylinder deactivation in North America.

Additional newly customary apparatus includes involuntary on/off headlights, rain-sensing wipers, and bright energy windows with driver’s one-touch up/down feature. On a reserve front, Smart City Brake Support (SCBS), Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring (ABSM), and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) now comes customary opposite all models. All facilities were formerly accessible on mid-level CX-5 GS models and above.

The entry-level CX-5 GX facilities cloth upholstery, customary LED headlights, 17-inch amalgamate wheels, an electronic parking brake, MAZDA CONNECT infotainment with a 7-inch shade and Bluetooth audio streaming and phone pairing as standard, among a most longer list of features. The updated SKYACTIV-G 2.0L engine is standard, interconnected with a 6-speed primer transmission. The accessible 6-speed involuntary delivery is interconnected with an updated chronicle of a SKYACTIV-G 2.5L engine that delivers 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. In a newly accessible GX i-ACTIVSENSE Package, CX-5 adds Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC) with Stop Go function, Smart Brake Support (SBS), walking detection, Distance Recognition Support System (DRSS), Forward Obstruction Warning (FOW), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Lane-keep Assist System (LAS), High Beam Control (HBC), and colour multi-information arrangement (MID).

The mid-trim CX-5 GS adds a new SKYACTIV-G 2.5L with cylinder deactivation as customary equipment, interconnected exclusively with a 6-speed involuntary transmission. Moving adult to a CX-5 GS indication sees upgrades to leatherette-upholstered seats that are heated, along with a exhilarated steering wheel. Additional facilities in CX-5 GS embody energy liftgate, front wiper de-icer, involuntary levelling headlights, auto-dimming rearview counterpart with Homelink® wireless control system, 6-way energy tractable driver’s seat, and behind centre armrest with cupholders and dual behind USB ports for charging smartphones or tablets.

The accessible GS Comfort Package includes energy potion moonroof, involuntary dual-zone meridian control, behind newcomer vents (back of centre console), and modernized keyless entry. The i-ACTIVSENSE Package is also accessible on a CX-5 GS, and adds a same apartment of active reserve apparatus as on a GX model.

Further building on a GS with Comfort and i-ACTIVSENSE packages, a top-trim CX-5 GT upgrades a seating with 10-way energy driver’s seat, new 2-position memory driver’s chair and 6-way energy tractable newcomer seat. All passengers advantage from a ascent to leather-trimmed seats, and behind passengers are treated to exhilarated seats as good (outboard only). LED haze lights and tail lights, Adaptive Front-lighting System, BOSE® Premium Sound System with 10 speakers, navigation, and 19-inch amalgamate wheels are also customary for a CX-5 GT. The accessible GT Technology Package includes a apparatus from a GX/GS i-ACTIVSENSE Package along with a windshield-projected Active Driving Display head-up section with Traffic Sign Recognition, and SiriusXM® satellite radio with 3-month hearing subscription.

All CX-5 models sole in Canada are accessible with Mazda’s predictive i-ACTIV all-wheel drive, that feeds information from 27 sensors found in CX-5 to envision highway conditions and send energy wherever it’s indispensable but a unnerving drivetrain reactions or slipping that can be felt in some competitors during severe conditions.

CX-5 has warranted a IIHS “Top Safety Pick+” nomination for a fifth-consecutive year in 2017, fasten all Mazda models tested to acquire a nonprofit’s top endowment when versed with correct headlights and specific technologies.





The 2018 Mazda CX-5 will arrive during dealerships national in a commencement of December.

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